Trips and Events

Stepping out. Exploring your backyard.

I realised this, having decided to go for a wander (one of very few) outside the house this morning. I live overlooking the Botanical Gardens...

Getting it right – night nav in a little boat!

I recently spent the weekend up in the Coromandel - actually, amazingly, renting out the same bach that I spent many, many weekends at...

A trip to the top of the Coromandel

To me, the true Coromandel is only reached once you have passed through, well, Coromandel - actually - even higher - with Colville (northernmost town of any note on the peninsula) representing a homecoming of sorts.

PracMed Stop The Bleed Course

Hopefully, by now, I have gotten across the importance of first aid training to all of you. This is not just for shooters or hunters, or parents (I had to hook some food out of my 4 years olds choaking face last night) - but everyone - knowing what to do is 'basic dude stuff' as Patrick McNamara would say.

Raglan via the back roads!

It was time to head away on another mini-adventure. While not necessarily looking for narly trails, I did want to at least get off tar-seal. So, after a bit of research online, I decided on a trip down to Raglan via Port Waikato.

The Latest